19th International Conference
on Digital Audio Effects
September 5–9, 2016
Brno, Czech Republic

Call for Papers

We are pleased to announce that the 19th International Conference on Digital Audio Effects (DAFx16) will be held at the Brno University of Technology (BUT) in Brno, Czech Republic, on September 5–9 2016.

DAFx-16 is organized by the Brno University of Technology, and the Signal Processing Laboratory. The conference will be hosted at the facilities of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Communication, and will feature oral and poster presentations of accepted papers, keynote addresses, tutorials/demonstrations and a social program.

This annual conference is a coming together of those working across the globe in research relating to digital audio processing for music and speech, sound art, acoustics and related applications. We would like to invite submissions of papers for presentation at DAFx-16 within the following general areas:

At DAFx-16 we especially encourage submissions addressing:

Submissions are also welcomed for a special session on sound synthesis organized by Vesa Välimäki (Aalto University, Finland) andJosh Reiss (Queen Mary Univ. of London, UK), which will focus on high impact advances on the state of the art.

Three best papers will have the possibility to be published in Applied Sciences - Open Access Journal.

Important dates:

Special session proposal: January 15th, 2016
Full-Paper Submission: March 30th, 2016
March 17th, 2016
Notification of Acceptance:
May 18th, 2016
Final Paper Submission:
June 13th, 2016
June 2nd, 2016

Paper Submission Procedure:

The papers have to be submitted using the web upload system.

Please note that at least one author MUST be registered for the conference by the date of final paper submission.

Guidelines For Presenting Authors:

Prospective authors are invited to submit full-length papers, 8 pages maximum, for both oral and poster presentations. Submitted papers must be camera-ready and conform to the format specified in the templates below.

Detailed instructions for authors are available here (pdf). We recommend that you print and read this information carefully before downloading the templates package.

All submissions are subject to peer review. Acceptance may be conditional upon changes being made to the paper as directed by reviewers. Final versions of the accepted contributions will be published in the conference proceedings distributed to all registered delegates at the conference site and will be made freely accessible on the conference website after the conference closure. The proceedings will be submitted to ISI and Scopus indexing services.

Oral Presentations

The time-slot for the presentations is 20 min and splits up in 15 min for lecture, and 5 min dedicated for discussion with the audience and for setting up the next speaker's presentation.

All presentations should be tested in the break before your session starts. Laptop VGA/DVI/HDMI connections with stereo sound will be available. A dedicated PC with the ability to read standard Office formats, ppt, pdf etc., with internet connection and stereo sound will also be available. Access to 5.1 audio is available to those who have requested it specifically.

Poster Presentations

Posters for each day will be pinned up for the whole of each conference day for unguided discussion. At the beginning of poster sessions there will be a short poster presentation slot for authors to introduce their work. Each author should plan for 2 minutes maximum, no more than 2 presentation slides, and there will be 1 minute for questions.

It is recommended that posters should be in A0 portrait format (841 x 1189 mm). To give the posters a uniform look please use this year's DAFx16 logo available as PDF, JPG and PNG.

Our generous sponsors:

AVT Group iZotope Steinberg
Ableton Native Instruments Soundtoys